Writer, Editor, Writing Teacher
Summary of Background
Ms. Kappeler has a BA in English - Writing from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an MA in Literature and Writing from The Union Institute and University in Cincinnati. Ms. Kappeler has taught writing and reading intro level courses for Southern Ohio College, Cincinnati State Technical College, and Northern Kentucky University.
Ms. Kappeler has been a freelance editor in Wisconsin for nine years and worked with dozens of writers for books, articles, and stories. She has been interviewed and quoted on writing and editing on the radio, in Calling All Authors, and in the Kenosha News.
As a freelance writer, Ms. Kappeler has had dozens of publications, both local and national. Her stories have appeared in Mommy Diaries, Chicken Soup, and several national magazines such as "Adoption Today" and "MOMSense".
Ms. Kappeler also leads writing workshops in Wisconsin. Since 2004 she has taught for the Racine Art Museum, the Kenosha Public Museum, and the University of Wisconsin Parkside. All workshops are developed by her and are writing intensive.